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Bicycle Racing

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  • In 1890s Chicago, bicycles were all the rage

     In 1890s Chicago, bicycles were all the rage
    Chicago's fastest, rudest bicyclists were called "scorchers." They hunched over their handlebars as they raced in the streets. They were "selfish, reckless, impudent transgressors of the law and trespassers upon the rights of others," the Tribune...
  • Locally invented ICY Feet helps plantar fasciitis and other foot pain

     
    Craig Snyder isn’t really a runner, but as an athlete, he faced one of the worst and most nagging problems of all: plantar fasciitis. Plantar fasciitis is a painful heel and sole of the foot problem that is caused by straining the ligament that...
  • Bike race to be held in suburbs

    Bike race to be held in suburbs
    Downers Grove will once again host a regional cycling race this summer. The Intelligentsia Cup Prairie State Cycling Series is slated to hold the last of its eight races in downtown Downers Grove on July 27. Other stops on the series sanctioned by USA...
  • IOC president says cycling is cleaning up its act

    With the 2014 Tour de France less than a month away, the International Olympic Committee has expressed confidence that cycling officials are making headway in their efforts to clean up the sport, which has long been under the shadow of doping scandals....
  • Chicago ranked 18 out of 50 major cities in bike-friendliness by NerdWallet

    Chicago ranked 18 out of 50 major cities in bike-friendliness by NerdWallet
    Chicago has a long way to go to become one of America's most bike-friendly cities, according to a new analysis of cycling data by the financial website NerdWallet. The site ranked Chicago 18 out of 20 cities, behind Portland, Ore., which topped the...
  • Your guide to summer racing at Trexlertown's velodrome

    When Jorien Ter Mors of the Netherlands makes her debut at the Valley Preferred Cycling Center this month, the short track speedskater will be the latest in a long line of Olympic and world champions who have competed at the racing track in Trexlertown....
  • Chicago peddles bike-friendly image

    Chicago peddles bike-friendly image
    For years, these were the faces of biking in Chicago: messengers weaving frantically through downtown traffic, spandex-clad guys racing 21-speeds down the lakefront trail, tattooed 20-somethings zipping coolly along Milwaukee Avenue. It was a small,...
  • Lehigh River Sojourn is a physical and educational event

    The registration deadline for taking part in the 2014 Lehigh River Sojourn is rapidly approaching. This three-day, 28-mile paddle adventure on the Lehigh River from the Lehigh Gorge to Northampton is a celebration of the river that made the Industrial...
  • Greg Cantori's velomobile turns heads, keeps pace

    Greg Cantori's velomobile turns heads, keeps pace
    Greg Cantori has been stopped by police five times in recent months. The officers have all asked him the same question: What the heck are you riding? Each morning, Cantori steps into a vehicle resembling a yellow submarine and pedals the 24 miles from...
  • Lance Armstrong loses bid to block $12-million lawsuit

    A Texas court has denied Lance Armstrong's motion for temporary relief against a Dallas company that is seeking to recover $12 million in performance bonuses paid to him during his historic cycling career. SCA Promotions wants the money back because...
  • Critical Mass or critical mess?

    Critical Mass or critical mess?
    On the evening of Friday, May 30, Daniel Littell reportedly did what cyclists across South Florida do every day: He flipped off a motorist. Problem: The motorist was Fort Lauderdale Police officer Jason Wilson, who jumped from his cruiser, knocked...